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Ash and cinder should be source of materials

Ash and cinder should be source of materials

Coal-fired thermal power plants in Vietnam release about 16.4 million tonnes of ash and cinder each year and are forecasted to discharge about 20.5 million tonnes by 2020, a report of the National Assembly (NA)’s Committee on Science, Technology and Environment has revealed.

HCM City boosts cooperation with Saint Petersburg

HCM City boosts cooperation with Saint Petersburg

Ho Chi Minh City calls on Russian firms from Saint Petersburg city to share experience in addressing issues in urban building and development such as traffic jam, waste and sewage treatment, and green energy.

Further strict supervision requested for Formosa’s waste

Further strict supervision requested for Formosa’s waste

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources on July 13 asked the People’s Committees of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue to maintain strict supervision on waste discharges from the Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Limited Company.

Waste-to-energy project begins operations in Hanoi

Waste-to-energy project begins operations in Hanoi

VOV.VN - Residents of Hanoi are now utilizing power generated from their own trash, thanks to a landfill waste-to-energy joint venture between the city and NEDO, one of the largest public research and development management organizations in Japan.

PM inspects waste-to-energy technology model in Ha Nam

PM inspects waste-to-energy technology model in Ha Nam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 18 inspected a waste-to-energy (WTE) technology model – a made-in-Vietnam invention successfully applied in Dong Van 2 industrial park in the northern province on Ha Nam.

Da Nang to up use of organic fertilizer

Da Nang to up use of organic fertilizer

The central city of Da Nang plans to increase the use of liquid fertiliser made from organic waste in its farms and public gardens, a local official said.

Thousands of dead fish wash up on shore in Hanoi

Thousands of dead fish wash up on shore in Hanoi

VOV.VN - Thousands of small dead fish have washed ashore on October 1-2 at West Lake in Hanoi, the start of a fish kill that locals are saying is one of the worst they can remember.

HCM City fights pollution in canals

HCM City fights pollution in canals

Pollution in HCM City canals is worsening as large quantities of household and industrial wastewater, as well as rubbish, are being discharged or dumped into city canals, according to the city’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

Officials assess toxicity of Formosa Plastics waste

Officials assess toxicity of Formosa Plastics waste

VOV.VN - Police, local officials and environmental agencies are investigating the tipping of more than 100 metric tons of waste originating from a Formosa Plastics manufacturing plant in the north-central province of Ha Tinh at a local farm.

Formosa found burying waste at another landfill in Ha Tinh

Formosa found burying waste at another landfill in Ha Tinh

While the dumping of waste by the Formosa Ha Tinh Company in Ky Anh district of central Ha Tinh province still seems a hot topic, the company has been denounced for burying its waste at Thien Cam landfill in Cam Xuyen district one year earlier.

Experts encourage Vietnam to recycle, reuse waste

Experts encourage Vietnam to recycle, reuse waste

Several foreign countries recycle and reuse waste to protect the environment and save natural resources, but this has not received the attention it merits in Vietnam, environmental experts said.

E-waste poses risk to Vietnam’s environment

The exponential growth of the information technology industry in recent years is posing a significant risk to the environment, as the disposal of electrical and electronic equipment waste rapidly expands.